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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (53 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Alan Titchmarsh Narrator: Alan Titchmarsh Publisher: Hodder Headline Limited Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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One of the best-loved men in Britain, Alan Titchmarsh brilliantly recalls his childhood in 1950s Yorkshire. Alan Titchmarsh grew up and developed his passion for nature in the wild and beautiful landscape of Yorkshire. A real treat for his millions of fans, the ever-popular presenter vividly depicts a childhood of simple pleasures like climbing trees and fishing in streams in a time of post-war austerity. It was not a deprived childhood, yet neither was the garden eternally rosy and Alan's colourful portrait of a bygone era brings poignant moments and others that leave you aching with laughter. Alan's sharp eye for detail brings to life various family members and their memorable quirks, as well as local characters, childhood haunts and significant events that have shaped his life. Download and start listening now!

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Peggy Dyer | 10/26/2013

    " A lovely gentle read from a lovely gentle man. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Julie | 2/10/2013

    " Anyone born in the North of England will love this book and be able to relate to all of Alan's funny tales of his childhood. I loved it and it took me back!! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Fluffychick | 8/2/2012

    " Enjoyable collection of tales from Titchmarsh's childhood, which was pleasant and made me smile. Reminded me of things people said or did in my own childhood (although I'm not as old as him! honest). genuine affection for the Yorkshire ways and turn of phrase. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Aaron Chynn | 8/13/2011

    " I found that I could really identify with Alan as a lad - once I had picked this book up I found myself reading it at every opportunity until I finished it. Really enjoyable. "

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